QST System Inman Aligner 6 Month Smiles Invisalign Damon Braces Incognito Hidden Braces
Front and back elastic bows, clear ceramic brackets, clear plastic aligners, full range of brace types Front and back spring-loaded bows Clear plastic brackets Clear plastic aligners Metal brackets, clear brackets Gold brackets, inside surface of teeth, completely hidden
Fixed or removable Removable Fixed Removable Fixed Fixed
Fairly noticeable Most noticeable Fairly noticeable Least noticeable Fairly noticeable Least noticeable
Consistent light forces Strong forces Consistent forces Intermittent safe forces Consistent light forces Consistent light forces
Comfortable after initial 5-10 days Speech is affected, most bulky, requires a period of adjustment Comfortable after initial 5-10 days Comfortable to wear, speech unaffected Comfortable after initial 5-10 days May irritate tongue in first week, speech may be affected in first few weeks
Limited to front teeth only Very Limited Limited to front teeth only Can treat any case Can treat any case Can treat any case
From 4 weeks From 6 weeks From 4 months From 3 months From 6 months From 6 months
From £995 From £1295 From £1895 From £1485 From £2950 From £5950